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Number of Covid-19 deaths passes 1,000 in Cambridgeshire but infections fall





The number of Covid-19 deaths within 28 days of a positive test has now passed 1,000 in Cambridgeshire, where infections have fallen by a fifth, week-on-week.

There were 3,833 cases in the week to February 20, down 1,123 (22.7 per cent) on the previous week.

Below we look at the latest figures for every area in the week that the legal obligation to isolate if you test positive was lifted, although the advice remains to stay at home for at least five days if you do have Covid-19.

The infection rate in Cambridgeshire for the week was 583.2 cases per 100,000 people, which was above the national average of 450.6.

Analysis shows the number of cases has fallen in most age groups.

Cambridgeshire, excluding Peterborough, has now recorded:

  • 169,392 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, as of February 25, 2022
  • 1,994 in the five days from February 21-25 according daily case data, which is subject to change
  • 1,007 deaths by February 25 within 28 days of a positive test, including one on February 23, 22 and 21 and three on February 19
  • 1,172 deaths, as of February 11, in which Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate.

Hospitalisations

Cambridge University Hospitals had 33 Covid-19 patients on its wards on Friday (February 25), compared to 42 the previous Friday. Five of those were in critical care.

At Royal Papworth, there were 11 Covid-19 patients on February 22, three more than a week earlier. Seven of them were in ventilation beds.

Vaccinations

The proportion of over-12s who have had a first jab in Cambridgeshire stands at 82.1 per cent, while 77.8 per cent have had two doses and 64.1 per cent have had a booster or three doses.

Some 1,493,551 jabs had been administered by February 24.

Jabs are available on a walk-on basis at all Cambridgeshire’s large-scale vaccination sites.

Booking is available if preferred via www.nhs.uk/covidvaccine.

Cambridge

Confirmed Covid-19 cases fell by nearly a third in Cambridge in the week to February 20.

There were 890 cases, down 377 (-29.8 per cent), taking the infection rate down to 711.6 cases per 100,000, which remains well above the national average.

The highest numbers were found in Trumpington, with 104 cases, and Cherry Hinton, with 101.

Cambridge has recorded:

  • 34,883 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, as of February 25, 2022
  • 513 in the five days from February 21-25, according daily case data, which is subject to change
  • 123 deaths by February 25 within 28 days of a positive test, including one on February 16, on on February 13, two on February 12 and one on February 11
  • 161 deaths, as of February 11, in which Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate.

South Cambridgeshire

There were 1,024 cases in South Cambridgeshire in the week to February 20, which was down 215 (17.4 per cent) on the previous week.

The infection rate was 636.4 cases per 100,000 people.

Histon, Impington and Orchard Park had the highest number with 79 cases.

South Cambridgeshire has recorded:

  • 41,300 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, as of February 25, 2022
  • 506 cases in the five days from February 21-25, according to daily case data, which is subject to change
  • 202 deaths by February 25 within 28 days of a positive test, including three on February 19
  • 243 deaths, as of February 11, in which Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate

East Cambridgeshire

Covid-19 cases fell by a fifth in East Cambridgeshire in the week to February 20.

There were 509 recorded, down 127 (20 per cent), taking the infection rate to 564.5 cases per 100,000 people, which was above the national average.

North Ely, with 95, had the highest number.

East Cambridgeshire has recorded:

  • 21,301 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, as of February 25, 2022
  • 225 cases in the five days from February 21-25, according to daily case data, which is subject to change
  • 105 deaths by February 25 within 28 days of a positive test, the latest of which was on January 14
  • 130 deaths, as of February 11, in which Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate

Huntingdonshire

There were 821 Covid-19 cases in Cambridgeshire, down 222 (21.3 per cent) on the previous week.

The infection rate was 458.7 cases per 100,000 people, which was close to the national average.

Ramsey, with 69 cases, had the highest number.

Huntingdonshire has recorded:

  • 45,940 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, as of February 25, 2022
  • 451 cases in the five days from February 21-25, according to daily case data, which is subject to change
  • 316 deaths by February 25 within 28 days of a positive test, with the latest on February 13, 12 and 9
  • 356 deaths, as of February 11, in which Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate

Fenland

Confirmed Covid-19 cases fell by nearly a quarter in Fenland in the week to February 20.

There were 589, down 182 (23.6 per cent) on the previous week, taking the infection rate to 577 cases per 100,000 people, which was above the national average.

March East, with 81 cases, had the highest number of cases.

Fenland has recorded:

  • 25,968 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, as of February 25, 2022
  • 299 cases in the five days from February 21-25, according to daily case data, which is subject to change
  • 261 deaths by February 25 within 28 days of a positive test, the latest of which were on February 23, 22 and 21
  • 282 deaths, as of February 11, in which Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate

Peterborough

Peterborough recorded 1,012 Covid-19 cases in the week to February 20, down 450 (30.8 per cent).

The infection rate was 499.4 cases per 100,000 people, which was above the national average.

Hampton Vale had the highest number of cases, with 93.

Peterborough has recorded:

  • 65,568 confirmed cases since the pandemic began, as of February 25, 2022
  • 560 cases in the five days from February 21-25, according to daily case data, which is subject to change
  • 423 deaths by February 25 within 28 days of a positive test, including deaths on February 23, 22 and 19
  • 463 deaths, as of February 11, in which Covid-19 is mentioned on the death certificate

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